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EA ups Star Wars: Battlefront forecasts as Ultimate Team drives earnings

Publisher EA now expects upcoming shooter Star Wars: Battlefront to sell 13m units this financial year. Previously it had predicted the game, out next month, would sell between 9-10m units. Over 9.5m players took part in the recent beta and pre-orders are said to be very strong. EA also reckons …

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Sales and income climb at Square Enix

Square Enix has reported an increase in sales and income for the year ending March 2015. Net sales were up 8.3 per cent at 168bn, with operating income up 55.8 per cent at 16bn and net income up 49 per cent at nearly 10bn. In isolation, digital entertainment division sales …

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Digital games success drives numbers up at Sega

Sega has reported a 102 per cent increase in operating income to 38.53bn for the year ending March 31st. Net sales climbed 17.6 per cent to 378bn thanks in part to the launch of titles such as top performer Total War: Rome 2 (1.13m units), Football Manager 2014 (790k), Sonic …

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‘Solid sales’ for MGS5: Ground Zeroes can’t stop Konami sales drop

Konami has reported a 37 per cent decrease in video game sales for the year ending March 31st. That represents 10.8m unit sales, resulting in net revenue of Y218bn, operating income of Y10.3bn and net profit of Y6.2bn – nearly half the Y13.2bn profit that was reported the year before. …

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Konami says Phantom Pain may not arrive until 2016, it cannot bridge PES quality divide

Konami’s gaming arm has reported a 62 per cent decline in operating income to 70.6bn (427m) for the nine months ending December 31st. Sales for the period fell 11 per cent to 6bn (36m). Analyst David Gibson reported on Twitter that Konami acknowledged concerns about the length of Metal Gear …

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PlayStation revenues up 65% following PS4 launch; Sony confirms Vaio sell-off

The launch of PS4 has led to a sharp increase in operating revenue for Sony’s PlayStation unit. Operating revenue grew 64.6 per cent to 441.8bn (2.67bn) for the quarter ending December 31st. Operating income grew over 290 per cent to 18bn (109m). The discrepancy is due to the various costs …

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$308m loss for EA in Q3

EA has reported a $308m GAAP net loss for the quarter ending December 31st – a big decline on the $45m loss reported in the same quarter last year. Revenue fell $112m to $808m. Digital revenue climbed from $321, to $410m but packaged goods revenue fell from $568m to $370m. …

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Resident Evil 5 overtakes Street Fighter II to become Capcom’s best ever seller

2009 action outing Resident Evil 5 is now Capcom’s best selling game ever. It has overtaken the 6.3m sales of 1992 SNES release Street Fighter II to claim the crown and also leads the likes of Resident Evil 6 (5.2m), Resident Evil 2 (4.96m), Monster Hunter Freedom 3 (4.8m) and …

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EA reports another quarter of loss although digital growth continues

Publisher EA has reported a $273m loss for the quarter ending September 30th. That’s less than the $381m loss reported in the same quarter the year before. Net revenue for the period reached $695m. Digital revenue climbed to $450m, up from $324m a year earlier. That means digital accounted for …

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Operating income tumbles after quiet quarter for Capcom

A lack of new releases saw Capcom post a 72.9 per cent decrease in operating income for the quarter ending June 2013. Net sales fell 6.2 per cent to 17,457m. Net income was down 37.3 per cent at 828m. Resident Evil Revelations basically achieved projected units” according to Capcom while …

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